Orzo recipes

Orzo Risotto with Mint & British Asparagus

Orzo Risotto with Mint & British Asparagus

Using Orzo rather than arborio rice simplifys the whole risotto making process. I've used a mix of the larger Asparagus through the orzotto and some of the finer tips griddled and served on top
Orzo with Autumn Vegetables

Orzo with Autumn Vegetables

Meanwhile, cook the orzo according to the packet instructions and drain. 225 g orzo. Heat a large pan over a high heat and add the sunflower seed and heat until golden, remove and set aside
Moroccan Orzo Soup

Moroccan Orzo Soup

we make soup, Moroccan Orzo Soup. Also it’s traditional from my husband’s Algerian roots to eat soup or indeed anything wet such as sweet meat tagine and this Moroccan Orzo Soup is certainly going on my Ramadan soup rota
Greek Orzo salad

Greek Orzo salad

So that's how an orzo based Greek salad came about plus we have a couple of cucumber plants which are producing legendary quantities of fruit, so a Greek influenced pasta salad it had to be
Orzo pasta with wild garlic pesto, courgette and feta

Orzo pasta with wild garlic pesto, courgette and feta

Orzo pasta with wild garlic pesto, courgettes and feta, serves 2. 200 ml orzo. I snapped this picture as I was throwing this pasta together for lunch the next day, but I must say it exceeded my expectations so much I wish I had allowed myself time to take a nicer picture
Lamb Orzo Recipe

Lamb Orzo Recipe

I've heard of orzo, but it's something I'd never tried before and I wasn't sure how to use it either
Salmon Orzo Salad

Salmon Orzo Salad

The roasted salmon is then flaked into cooked orzo pasta with a good handful of peppery rocket stirred in too
Orzo with Bacon, Tomato and Cream Sauce

Orzo with Bacon, Tomato and Cream Sauce

Orzo is a rice shaped pasta we have a particular fondness for but use any small shape you like. 125g orzo. Cook the orzo according to the packet instructions, probably around 11 minutes. 125g orzo
Orzo Risotto with Spinach & Peas

Orzo Risotto with Spinach & Peas

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Italian Orzo Salad

Italian Orzo Salad

This recipe was inspired by a friend of mine who brought over this amazing orzo salad when I had just had my newest little guy (and she claims to hate cooking)
Summer Orzo Salad Recipe

Summer Orzo Salad Recipe

I’ve had a bag of orzo in the cupboard for a few weeks now and in an inspired moment decided to try it out last night
Orzo I Thought

Orzo I Thought

Throw in the peppers, olives, bay, bouillon, and orzo then just cover with boiling water. Cook gently for about ten minutes, until the orzo is soft, but with a little bite
Orzo With Crispy Cabbage and Lemon and Pine Nuts

Orzo With Crispy Cabbage and Lemon and Pine Nuts

I can’t eat pine nuts so don’t use them here or I add some feta but this is my husband adores James’ orzo with crispy cabbage and lemon and pine nuts and he has very kindly shared his recipe on my blog below